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SAB Hosts Final Debate Viewing Event

October 27, 2016

Truman State University recently hosted a final debate viewing party for the upcoming election in the Student Union Building HUB Oct. 19. The event was hosted to allow students a chance to watch the final […]

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Third party votes matter

September 13, 2016

This November is a very important month, but not because of Thanksgiving. No — it is election month. The month we get to choose who leads our country — Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. From what I’ve […]

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Student Government hosts conceal and carry debate

February 16, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On Feb. 11, Truman State Student Government hosted a debate about the conceal and carry bills currently being discussed in the Missouri House and Senate. To view the debate in it’s entirety, please watch the […]


Religion Shouldn’t Be Forcibly Shared

March 1, 2015

“Have you met Jesus?” It had started as just another Thursday in Barnett Hall when a fellow Truman student approached me. She introduced herself, we talked about our majors — and then she asked if […]

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There are things left to discover

January 22, 2015

A new species of frog was discovered in New York City last year, and this news should remind us how much there still is to discover. New species are discovered every year. Even during the […]


Two Parties Aren’t Enough

November 4, 2014

Americans have long grown used to the constant fighting between Republicans and Democrats. After all, there’s no one alive to remember a time before these parties existed. However, this does not mean that the two-party system is […]


Judge Rules on Same Sex Marriage

October 9, 2014

A Missouri judge made a big move towards equality this Friday when he ruled in favor of 10 same sex couples. Gay marriage still can’t be performed in Missouri, but now the state must recognize gay marriages from other states. […]


Results of Missouri 2014 veto session

September 19, 2014

Last Wednesday, Sept. 10, the Missouri General Assembly conducted its annual veto override session. According to the Missouri Senate’s website, Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a record 33 bills this year. The republican-led congress overrode about a third of the vetoes up for discussion during the override session.

Of the many contentious tax cut bills which were vetoed and strongly opposed by Governor Nixon, congress chose to focus its attention on only a few, allowing other vetoes to stand without debate.

Below is a breakdown of notable bills debated last week based on data compiled from the Missouri Governor, Senate and House websites. This list is not exhaustive, but includes well-known bills and bills with a wide impact.